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Automotive Industry Finishing process with Mirka products.

Automotive Industry

High-Quality Finishing with Mirka Solutions

To be honest, aren't we all looking for the best way to increase productivity at the manufacturing stage? For us, efficiency means looking at the complete process. We want to help you work smarter, not harder. That is the key to increasing efficiency. It is possible with proper equipment, at the same time lowering the risk of costly errors. And, you guessed it, selecting a Mirka surface finishing solution is critical for boosting your business.

Applications for body in white, e-coat, and primer

Consistent Quality for All Finishing

Our capacity for cutting-edge technology assures that our tools and systems are easy to work with, which guarantees a consistent result and a high-quality finish. We approach every job with the same repeatable process, suitable for every professional. This ensures a top-quality finishing on all kinds of surfaces when manufacturing vehicles. We provide solutions for finishing the body in white, both steel and aluminium, e-coat and primer applications.

We work closely with OEMs, automotive manufacturers, and vehicle producers all around the world to develop innovative and advanced surface finishing solutions. We are continuously developing healthier, safer and more efficient products and processes.

With the wide Mirka product range, we can offer solutions that work for both one-step and two-step processes for most clearcoat and top coat systems.

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Volkswagen, Germany

Mirka Automation for Robotic Sanding

With Mirka’s state-of-the-art automated sanding solution, designers, engineers and product managers can be sure that their vision is fulfilled, and the end result reflects their high standards. Mirka manufactures robotic sanding heads that are designed by dedicated surface finishing professionals. They are easy to integrate, to suit the requirements of different manufacturing industries. 

“Built for industrial use and cobots, our robotic sanding and polishing systems benefit from our unique expertise in designing sturdy and compact electric heads”

Evald Lassus, Business Sector Manager, Surface Finishing, Mirka

Defect-free perfection under the layers of paint

E-Coat and Primer Quality Control

Electro-coating, also called the e-coat, provides rust protection. As the vehicle is dipped completely in the e-coat application process, it is the only fully covering layer. The primer layer is only applied on visible surfaces.

For e-coat and primer quality control, choose from our wide range of abrasives, tools and accessories. The unique Mirka dust-free solution, consisting of net abrasives and power tools, is a superior choice.

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If you'd like to find out more about Mirka solutions, our team of trained staff have a wealth of industry experience and are on hand to discuss any requirements you may have.

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Surface finish quality for automotive suppliers

Tier 1 and Suppliers

Abralon abrasive

Tier 1 suppliers manufacture parts for automotive and transport OEMs, which means the quality of the supplied body parts must match the quality and surface perfection of the complete vehicle.

Mirka provides many different sanding solutions for sanding plastic, fiber reinforced plastic and other composite parts, from abrasives to tools, for removing any defects or flaws from the molding process.

Read more about Tier 1 and Suppliers for Automotive Industry

Automated sanding and polishing solution

Electric Sanding Head For All Robotic Sanding Applications

Automated sanding is not only more efficient, but it’s also smarter. At least with the Mirka Automation concept where Mirka® AIROS is leading the sanding revolution. The range consists of smart electric sanding heads suitable for robotic sanding of all surfaces. Built-in intelligence allows two-way communication between the sanding head and the control system. You get consistent quality in your TIER1, vehicle, or composite surface sanding process. The Mirka® AIROS is best paired with quality Mirka abrasives for optimal sanding results.

Complete process of spot sanding and polishing

Take Your Finishing to the Next Level

Mirka Iridium SR spor repair abrasive is placed on a cordless sander.

With Mirka's new Iridium SR and water-based, sustainable Polarshine® compounds from Mirka, the PRO Finish system is even better equipped to take your finishing quality to the next level.

Combine your PRO Finish system with:

  • Mirka Iridium SR abrasive
  • Mirka cordless tools for efficient spot sanding
  • Mirka Polarshine polishing compounds
  • Mirka polishing pads and supplies

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Save your health, time, and money

Sanding Without Dust

Do you get covered in dust when sanding? Try the benefits of Mirka's pioneering sanding solutions and see how a dust-free working environment can boost your business.

Benefits from dust-free sanding

Healthier working environment - Stop dust from getting into your lungs
Time-saving – No cleaning after sanding and clean abrasives cut better
Money-saving – No clogging lets you sand longer with the same abrasive
High-quality finish - Thanks to a finer scratch pattern 


Timo Vierimaa, Hobbyist, Finland

Perfect Polish for Great Gliding

The condition of the surface of a glider aeroplane is crucial to maintaining a long, smooth, unpowered flight in the air. With Mirka products, the surface can be polished to the best possible condition, which helps its aerodynamic properties. Timo Vierimaa tells us what makes gliding such a special experience for him.

"I find it easy to get a good result with Mirka products. The condition of the surface is crucial when flying a modern glider."

For you and the environment

Sustainable Mirka

For us, it has always been clear to not waste financial or material resources – our own or yours. It is equally clear to preserve the planet’s resources. Sustainability, for us, means taking the economy, the earth, and people into consideration when we make business decisions.

We work hard to conserve energy and raw materials, reduce waste, increase recycling, and decrease the use of persistent chemicals. We are developing healthier, safer, and more efficient products and processes so that you will benefit. For example, our dust-free sanding systems help protect the lungs when sanding while giving a cleaner and better surface finish.



For Mirka corporate responsibility is at the very core of how we conduct business. As stated in our values, all parts of our operations are driven to be responsible, committed, innovative and respectful.

In practice, this means ensuring that what we do in terms of sustainability, occupational health and safety, compliance and legislation as well as management systems are an integral part of every department.